Kenneth Obiajulu is a serial innovation specialist that focuses on creating disruptive agribusiness models in both the private sector and development space in Africa. Kenneth is currently the Co-Founder & Managing Director of Farmcrowdy limited, Nigeria’s first agritech company focused on empowering rural farmers by providing them with improved seeds, farm inputs, training on modern farming techniques and provides a market for the sale of their farm produce.
Prior to Farmrowdy, Kenneth was also the Managing Director of Farmgate Africa, a sister company to Farmcrowdy focused on providing major processors & international buyers the opportunity to purchase commodities directly from farming clusters in Africa through the use of technology. Kenneth was also an Innovation Consultant with the World Bank Group on the NFW Project, where he was responsible for mapping innovations that cuts across agricultural productivity, livestock, market information, financial services, etc. Kenneth has also worked and consulted for several developmental projects funded by Rockefeller Foundation/Sustainable Food Lab (Food Loss and Waste Pilot), Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation/TechnoServe (State Partnership for Agriculture), Accenture Nigeria, just to mention a few.
Kenneth is a First-Class Graduate of Economics and Business Studies (Marketing Specialization) from Redeemer’s University (Nigeria), Postgraduate Diploma Holder from the Institute of Marketing of Nigeria, an Associate Member of the same Institute and a PhD scholarship recipient from the Delta State Government.